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How to Migrate Email from G Suite to cPanel?

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There are some scenarios you want to migrate emails from G Suite to cPanel server. Here in this article, that explains the steps to migrate emails from G Suite to cPanel.

First, we need the below details:

  • G Suite email account username and password.
  • cPanel mail account user account and password.

Note: If you have not enabled IMAP settings in Gmail, enable it before proceeding with the migration process.

Steps to Enable IMAP Settings in Gmail

  • Login to your Gmail account.
  • Go to Settings >> Click on “Forwarding and POP/IMAP”
  • Browse for the “IMAP Access”
  • Then Enable the IMAP, if its disabled.
IMAP Settings in Gmail

For ON Less Secure Apps Settings

  • Click on Logo >>Manage your Gmail account >>Security >>Scroll down to the page to Less Secure App
  • Click to Turn it ON.
Less Secure Apps Settings

If you do not have the imapsync tool, then please install it with the below command:

Starting the Migration Process

You can now start the migration process inside the screen terminal using the below command (Run command on cPanel server)

Now you need to replace gaurav to the account username.

/home/gaurav/pass1 – Store your gmail account password in this file
/home/gaurav/pass2 – Store your cpanel account password in this file

This is how you can successfully migrate from G Suite to cPanel!

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